Occupy Wall Street called for the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act. Now, that call appears in both the Democratic and Republican Party platforms. Akshat Tewary, a lawyer and activist, discusses his reaction.
William Rivers Pitt of Truthout: Donald Trump's bigotry-driven, ego-driven campaign might win in November. A lit cigarette is healthier.
Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.